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January 31, 2011 Conserve water for a greener futureSource: The National
Sami Hassan's grass is too thirsty. That, at least, is what government officials are trying to convey to him and many other farmers. As we reported yesterday, Mr Hassan is one of a handful of growers experimenting with indigenous...
January 28, 2011 Obama sets 2035 clean electricity targetSource: Reuters
U.S. President Barack Obama set a target for power plants to produce mostly clean electricity by 2035 -- including power from sources like clean coal and natural gas -- in his State of the Union address on Tuesday.
January 27, 2011 Washington Summit Focuses on Greening U.S. AutosSource: The Atlantic
In the State of the Union address last night, President Obama announced his desire to see one million electric vehicle on the road by 2015. Combine that with gas prices rising aggressively again, already sailing past $3 per...
January 26, 2011 Obama delivers boost to clean energySource: FT Energy Blog
Yesterday I blogged on what Carol Browner’s departure could mean for green policies under the Obama administration. Environmentalists were worried that this showed a shift by the White House away from tackling climate change and...
January 26, 2011 IBM Applies Green IT to Help Bank of China Cut Paper Use by 95%Source: GreenBiz
ARMONK, NY — Through a combination of software solutions and streamlining systems, IBM has helped the Bank of China's London operations cut their paper requirements from 50 pounds per day to roughly 2.5 pounds per day. At the...
January 21, 2011 Columbia University to Host City's Green Tech HubSource: The Epoch Times
NEW YORK—Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced Thursday an initiative he says will unite all the forces needed to get the city's buildings on a greener path quickly. The NYC Urban Technology Innovation Center (UTIC) at Columbia...
January 21, 2011 Nissan Leaf deliveries delayed for monthsSource: USA Today
Nissan is overpromising and underdelivering when it comes to delivering its new Leaf electric car to customers who want one, a top official for the automaker says. Customers for the innovative electric car are being told it's...
January 19, 2011 What makes a plane green?Source: The Independent.co.uk
This week, European aircraft maker Airbus announced the first order for its new A320neo, an airplane designed to reduce the environmental impact of the world's seemingly insatiable appetite for travel.
January 12, 2011 4 Big Green Trends at the 2011 CESSource: Earth911.com
The 2011 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) was impressive – and massive. At the Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC) alone, 3.2 million square feet of floor space were available to highlight the plethora of innovative products and...
January 12, 2011 FTC Settlement Ends "Tested Green" Certifications That Were Neither Tested Nor GreenSource: Federal Trade Commission
The Federal Trade Commission reached an agreement that will put an end to the deceptive tactics of a company that allegedly sold worthless environmental certifications for hundreds of dollars, and falsely told more than 100...
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